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The Sonnino Castle

Castle of Sonnino it is located twenty kilometers from Florence, and is an important historical reality that has always had a primary socio-economic role in its territory, Chianti Montespertoli.

Composed of various architectural annexes, whose oldest nucleus dates back to the XIIth century.

It is from the beginning of the 800 owned by the Baroni de Renzis Sonnino.

It is possible to visit the monumental cellars, the vinsantaia and the orciaia, you can taste our wines and oils, eat in the inn of the Castle, where recipes of the Tuscan rural tradition are proposed.

Organize cooking courses in the villa with the family cook.

Furthermore, you can visit the tower, the fortified court, the representative rooms, the historical library and l 'archive of Baron Sidney Sonnino, Which was Prime Minister during the First World War and that contain all the documents like those of the Versailles conference and then relics, photographs and a large documentation on the Risorgimento of Italy.

There are three perfectly restored apartments created within the old structures that can accommodate up to eighteen people.

We organize conferences and history lessons (see "Tasting the History"), using the documents of the historical archive and the archive of thefarm which dates back to the early years of 800 and documents how life in the Tuscan countryside was.

In the last three years we have developed a project that sees Castello Sonnino as a place of study for the themes of environmental sustainability, agriculture, conservation and restoration of historical and cultural heritage, hospitality, Resilience.

We belong to the "Houses of Memory".

We collaborate with US, Canadian and Italian universities where we host students and professors.

History

Castello Sonnino is located twenty kilometers from Firenze, and is an important historical reality that has always had a primary socio-economic role in its territory, Chianti Montespertoli.

Composed of various architectural annexes, whose oldest nucleus dates back to the XIIth century.

It is from the beginning of the 800 owned by the Baroni de Renzis Sonnino.

The agricultural activity that has always existed in recent years has focused on the production and marketing of wine and oil, combining research and tradition.

Forty-five hectares of vineyard produce the grapes from which the five red wines based on Sangiovese are born, a famous Vin Santo, regional excellence and the extra-virgin olive oil that is part of the Consorzio del Laudemio.

Services: wedding locations and events in the Chianti area

Prices for weddings and events on request

Places of interest nearby:

Florence, San Gimignano, Certaldo, Volterra, Siena, Museum of Sacred Art in Montespertoli.

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Park or garden
Disabled accessibility
Price: € 110 / day
Bedrooms: 8
Beds: 16
Events Salons: 3
Set In Outdoors: Si
Set In Interior: Si
Set In Garden: Si
Vehicles accessibility for Events: Si
Address: Via Volterrana Nord, 6A
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Postal Code: 50025
Country: Italy

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